Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired How Much Weed Should Someone Try If It’s Their First Time?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired How Much Weed Should Someone Try If It’s Their First Time?

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What Should I Tell My Relative Who Wants to Try Cannabis?businessculturegearideassciencesecuritytransportationphotovideobackchannel11.22.1807:00 amHotlittlepotato11.22.1807:00 amHotlittlepotatoOur in-house Know-It-Alls answer questions about your interactions with technology.Q: One of my relatives wants to get into cannabis (which is legal in their home state, of course). Should I tell them to smoke weed or do edibles?You’ve read your last complimentary article…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Did the CDC Really Just Ban … Romaine Lettuce?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Did the CDC Really Just Ban … Romaine Lettuce?

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HotlittlepotatoOur in-house Know-It-Alls answer questions about your interactions with technology.Q: Did the CDC really just ban… romaine lettuce?You’ve read your last complimentary article this month.To read the full article, SUBSCRIBE NOW.If you’re already a subscriber, please sign in and and verify your subscription.

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired This Thanksgiving, Reunite With Your Long-Lost Family—Old Videogames

Hexbyte Tech News Wired This Thanksgiving, Reunite With Your Long-Lost Family—Old Videogames

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Tucked away in my mother’s house, somewhere in the room that used to be mine, is a Nintendo GameCube that’s not mine. My own GameCube is God-knows-where—languishing on some GameStop warehouse shelf, or in someone’s garage, buried beneath an electric drill after an impulsive used-game purchase in the late 2000s. But this other GameCube, the…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Boss as a Service | Hire a boss, get stuff done

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Boss as a Service | Hire a boss, get stuff done

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Boss As a Service We keep you accountable. You get stuff done. How it works Hire a boss who will ensure you’re consistently being productive. 1 Send us your todos. Send us your todos for the day, or todos with a specific deadline. Make sure they’re quantifiable, because you’ll have to prove you did them.…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Analyzing my Google Location History

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Analyzing my Google Location History

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I recently read this article on how to create a heat-map from your Google Location History data. Trying it out myself, I got some amazing results:The large red circles represent the cities I have spent a significant amount of time. The purple shade in different places represents places I had travelled to or passed through…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers The Mystery Font That Took Over New York

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers The Mystery Font That Took Over New York

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Stand just about anywhere on Broadway, or on Canal Street with its sprightly neon and overstuffed souvenir shops, or the long stretch of restaurants, hardware stores, pharmacies, bars, realtors, barber shops, groceries and auto shops that extends through Fifth Avenue in South Brooklyn, and you’ll find a surplus of vibrant and overstated signage — a…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers The Story Behind That IKEA Photo of Amsterdam

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers The Story Behind That IKEA Photo of Amsterdam

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VILSHULT is an IKEA ready-to-hang photo of Amsterdam that has been sold over 427,000 times. After many of my friends asked me why I bought such a “mediocre” photo for my living room, I decided to find out how this photo was made and how it ended up on IKEA’s shelves and in almost half…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Ditching the MacBook Pro for a MacBook Air

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Ditching the MacBook Pro for a MacBook Air

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A while back I upgraded my computer to a new MacBook Pro, and ran into a ton of issues with it. My post on the topic apparently found its way to Apple’s engineering team, and I ended up working with them for a few months to get to the bottom of some of the software…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: The best Black Friday 2018 gaming deals we can find

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: The best Black Friday 2018 gaming deals we can find

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More for the backlog — Black Friday means a smorgasbord of gaming deals, so we’re rounding up the best. Ars Staff – Nov 23, 2018 3:31 am UTC Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is back with another round of deals to share. Friday itself may not have actually started yet here in the US, but Black…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: All the best Black Friday 2018 deals happening right now

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: All the best Black Friday 2018 deals happening right now

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The Big One — We’ll be regularly updating our master deals list throughout the next 27 hours. Ars Staff – Nov 23, 2018 2:19 am UTC Enlarge / Brace yourself: the Black Friday deals are here.TechBargainsGreetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Well, my friends, today…